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掌管
Main
English Definitionin charge of; to control
Simplified Script掌管
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzhǎngguǎn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
zhángguǎn
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄤˇ ㄍㄨㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zoeng2gun2
Word Decomposition
zhǎngpalm of the hand; sole of the foot; paw; horseshoe; to slap; to hold in one's hand; to wield
guǎnto take care (of); to control; to manage; to be in charge of; to look after; to run; to care about; tube; pipe; woodwind; measure word for tube-shaped objects; particle similar to in 管...叫 constructions; writing brush; (coll.) to; towards; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
掌握zhǎngwòto grasp (often fig.); to control; to seize (initiative, opportunity, destiny); to master; to know well; to understand something well and know how to use it; fluency
掌声zhǎngshēngapplause
掌勺zhǎngsháoto be in charge of the cooking; to be the chef; head cook; chef
掌嘴zhǎngzuǐto slap
掌厨zhǎngchúto prepare meals; chef
Words With Same Tail Word    
尽管jǐnguǎndespite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating
不管bùguǎnno matter (what, how); regardless of; no matter
血管xuèguǎnvein; artery
保管bǎoguǎnto assure; to guarantee; to take care of; to safeguard; certainly; surely
主管zhǔguǎnin charge; responsible for; person in charge; manager
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